Helicopter crashes in Brentwood field

July 3, 2011 8:15:12 PM PDT
The pilot of a single-engine crop duster was recovering on Sunday after his helicopter crashed in a field near Brentwood.

The crop duster went down Sunday morning near Highway 4 just south of Brentwood Boulevard.

Authorities say the pilot was airlifted to John Muir Hospital with unknown injuries. The pilot is expected to be okay.

Environmental officials responded to the crash along with emergency officials because the helicopter was carrying pesticides.

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash.


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